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Who makes the most $$ from the gurus in IM?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by wookie85, Oct 12, 2010.

  1. wookie85

    wookie85 Junior Member

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    There are so many "gurus" out there selling from $7 ebooks to $7000 coaching programs and what not but who do you guys think makes the most money, just curious?
     
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    If you really want to make money online, then you need your own ideas and strategies! Listening to so called 'guru-s' is a BIG waste of your time. Trust me, if you search for the easy way you be stuck making $5/month online!
     
  3. blackhatdavid

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    I don't know who makes the most. There are plenty of them that make lots. And there are lots of "gurus". There are also lots of other people that we have never even heard of that make big bucks too.

    My advice is to pick one area of internet marketing that interests you, learn it, and do it. If you can, learn it from someone that has done it. Don't listen to all the "talk" and "advice" going on (even on this forum). There are tons of ways to make money. Find one and do it.
     
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  4. deviatus

    deviatus Power Member

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    "Gurus" are broke... they failed at what they tried, they have some knowledge, but no creativity.

    So they then try to sell the dream.
     
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  5. wookie85

    wookie85 Junior Member

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    I think my question was no clear. I was asking just because I'm curious, not because I want to copy their methods or something so answers such as

    "If you really want to make money online, then you need your own ideas and strategies! Listening to so called 'guru-s' is a BIG waste of your time. Trust me, if you search for the easy way you be stuck making $5/month online!"

    really make no sense to me....
     
  6. WizGizmo

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    Hello wookie:

    From your initial question in the title of this thread it sounds like you are asking, "Who makes the most money from the gurus?" I interpret that as "Who is an affiliate who is selling the gurus' products and how much money are you making from it?"

    If that is what you mean, I personally have never been an affiliate, selling gurus' products, but I know some members of BHW who have. There were some members who were, in 2009, acting as affiliates for some of Howie Schwartz's courses and they made a few thousand dollars. There were also some members in 2008 who were acting as affiliates for Frank Kern's Mass Control Seminar, and they made a few thousand dollars.

    Now if you meant, "How much money are some of the gurus making?", that is a different story. Clayton Makepiece makes approximately 60 Million dollars a year, just from email marketing. There was a period of time in 2009 when Amish Shah and Jay Styles were making around $40,000 a day. I don't know how much they are making now. There are many gurus and super affiliates who are constantly making $10,000 to $100.000 a month. The last I heard, Eben Pagan has been averaging approximately $20,000 a day.

    Yes . . . There are many people making BIG BUCKS in internet marketing. And guess what? . . . Many of them are no smarter than you or me. One of the reasons they make so much is that they think big and they actually BELIEVE they can make that much. And they find out what works and what doesn't. Then when they know what works, they outsource most of the grunt work (Page creation, article writing, copywriting, link building, video creation, etc.)

    Never let ANYONE tell you that you can't do the same. You just have to start getting SERIOUS about it and quit treating it like a hobby and begin treating it like a BUSINESS. Stop chasing "shiny objects" and buckle down to one or two product promotional campaigns and work them until they start making money, then outsource the work and start a new project. Build a business until it is making $500 a month, then start a new business until it too is making $500 a month. Multiple streams of income is the name of the game. Some of your businesses will eventually dry up. That's why it's a good idea to have multiple businesses. It's also important to start creating your own products. The profit margin is bigger and also you have more control over things when the product is yours.

    Best of Luck To Everyone :)

    Cheers! - "Wiz"
     
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  7. wookie85

    wookie85 Junior Member

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    @Wiz

    Yup, that is what I was asking : ""How much money are some of the gurus making"
     
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    I agree with WizGismo quoting : You just have to start getting SERIOUS about it and quit treating it like a hobby and begin treating it like a BUSINESS.

    Thats why i guess many who start also failing. It is no different from any other business what is done offline, also not everybody is meant to be An entrepreneur, there is people who will stay as employee.

    As part of the question wookie asked , who earns from those qurus the most. For me is hard to say , i have heard the names of people who WizGismo named, also i have seen many of "gurus " promoting their earnings and what they achieved in online marketing. Thou these days i tend to be careful with those people, even if they earn 7 digit income per month. Cause in digitally You can change everything what you want.

    Also i dislike many of the IM gurus with whom i "met" online. Will not name the names but those are well known and they make me sick. Thou i guess you can learn some of the tricks from them.

    Also what i thing that the real earners in the IM are the ones who do not brag about their earnings in public and silently like a killing wave work themselves further and further.
     
  9. blackhatdavid

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    There needs to be some TIM ("Truth In Marketing") among the gurus when it comes to throwing these HUGE numbers around!! You need to realize that they are ALMOST ALWAYS quoting "gross" income. In many cases of these huge incomes, they also have huge expenses (especially with PPC). Most of them also have several employees that are managing their businesses/accounts/whatever. These are real "brick & mortar" businesses for many of these people - meaning they also have buildings, utilities, insurance, etc, etc to pay for.

    So, remember to "read between the lines" in what they are saying. Sure they may "make" $10,000/day. But they may only "net" $1,000/day.
     
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    'Gurus' make money by being a 'guru'. So whoever the biggest 'guru' is..
    You might have to re-read that ;)
     
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    I don't know and care much about guru's, I intend to teach myself. I just know one guru his name is mark ling the owner of affilorama and I've heard his latest product affilojetpack sell over 1 million in just a week.
     
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    Yup, that is what I was asking : ""How much money are some of the gurus making"

    No, dude. l can help you with your question - basically you wanna know WHO is the Highest Paid GURU in the IM GAME ??.

    #1 ANTHONY MORRISON $100 MIL
    #2 John Reese
    #3 Mike Filsaime
    #4 Amish Shah
    #5 Mike Dillard
    #6 Ewen Shia
    #7 Peter Park
    #8 Anik Singal
    #9 Chris Cobb
    #10 Saj P
    #11 Eben Pagan
     
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    The ones who are making the most are not talking about how much money they make, they are out there stacking cash.
     
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    Definitely CEO Sam
     
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    I agree, this is why i didn't mention them ( they're also the ones behind the highest strategies, traffic, conversions ).

    They OWN the IM game like FARMS. They know everything, they don't make mistakes, they only PROFIT at any given weather.

    Let me just say, they're the "REAL ELITE INNER CIRCLE", the "Real IM Secret Society"(over $1mil per week) IM Society.

    Yes!!! they're out there...watching in silence.
     
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    Since IM seems to be a very broad industry,I'd probably consider Mark Zuckerberg to be the richest IM'r.